Girls Swimming Roundup: Johnstown swims past Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls

JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown girls swim team won 11 of 12 events on its way to a 93-82 victory over Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls in a Foothills Council meet Tuesday at Johnstown High School.

“The girls stepped up today,” Johnstown coach Julianna Popp said. “Everybody contributed to the win today.”

Johnstown’s lone senior, Erica Askew, was honored before the meet and she celebrated by picking up two individual wins and two relay victories.

Askew won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:04.28 for the Lady Bills and the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:09.85. Askew also was part of the winning 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams. In the 200 medley relay, Askew teamed with Julia Airey, Emma Rizzo and Cecelia Mowrey to post a time of 2:12.81. In the 400 freestyle relay, Askew anchored the winning team of Mowrey, Emily Miles and Erica Wagner to a time of 4:07.62.

“It’s great to get a win,” Popp said. “It was Erica’s [Askew] senior meet, and she had a great meet for us.”

Wagner (200 individual medley, 100 freestyle) and Mowrey (500 freestyle, 100 backstroke) also posted two individual event wins for the Lady Bills, while Miles (200 freestyle) and Rizzo (50 freestyle) also posted victories.

“We knew it would be a very close meet coming in,” Popp said. “We had to turn out some great swims to win the meet, and we did.”

Emily Mitchell won the 1-meter diving competition for Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls.

Johnstown 93, Hudson Falls-South Glens Falls 82

200 Medley Relay: Johnstown (Mowrey, Askew, Airey, Rizzo), 2:12.81

200 Freestyle: Miles (J), 2:15.77

200 Individual Medley: Wagner (J), 2:33.97

50 Freestyle: Rizzo (J), 29.54

Diving: Mitchell (HF-SGF), 113.20

100 Butterfly: Askew (J), 1:04.28

100 Freestyle: Wagner(J), 1:00.93

500 Freestyle: Mowrey (J), 5:55.41

200 Freestyle Relay: Johnstown (Rizzo, Miles, Airey, Wagner), 1:59.51

100 Backstroke: Mowrey (J), 1:10.45

100 Breaststroke: Askew (J), 1:09.85

400 Freestyle Relay: Johnstown (Mowrey, Wagner, Miles, Askew), 4:07.62

Queensbury 90, Gloversville-Mayfield 74

QUEENSBURY – Queensbury won eight of 11 events on its way to a Foothills Council win over Gloversville-Mayfield.

Alana Duvall (200 freestyle), Lindsey Wright (200 individual medley), Meghan Welcyng (50 freestyle), Emma Wuerdeman (100 butterfly), Amy Zuccaro (100 freestyle), Kristin Van Anden (500 freestyle) and Angeline Mattia (100 backstroke) all posted wins for the Spartans.

Queensbury also won the 200 medley relay.

Destiny Armstrong won the 100 breaststroke for Gloversville-Mayfield, while Jenna Cordone was second in the 200 freestyle.

Gloversville-Mayfield also won the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays.

Queensbury 90, Gloversville-Mayfield 74

200 Medley Relay: Queensbury (Zuccaro, Wright, Wuerdeman, Allen), 2:05.88

200 Freestyle: Duvall (Q), 2:15.85

200 Individual Medley: Wright (Q), 2:27.49

50 Freestyle: Welcyng (Q), 27.52

100 Butterfly: Wuedeman (Q), 1:06.92

100 Freestyle: Zuccaro (Q), 59.06

500 Freestyle: Van Anden (Q), 6:38.89

200 Freestyle Relay: Gloversville-Mayfield (Ives, Vickery, Curtis, Stewart), 1:53.89

100 Backstroke: Mattia (Q), 1:14.69

100 Breaststroke: Armstrong (G-M) 1:29.70

400 Freestyle Relay: Gloversville-Mayfield (Cotugno, Vincent, Cordone, Towne), 4:48.38